Charley's War

Remembering “Charley’s War”, a comic story of the Great War

As we remember the fallen of all wars this weekend, you may be interested in finding out more about “Charley’s War”, the powerful story of the young Charley Bourne, caught up in the fervour of World War One, “the Great War”, and, subsequently, the horrors that came with it. The long-running strip was originally createdContinue reading Remembering “Charley’s War”, a comic story of the Great War

Part of the the cover of Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash by Dave McKean

Panel Borders examines the legacy of the Great War in comics

In a couple of interviews recorded at Graphic Brighton, on this week’s Panel Borders show, Alex Fitch talks to the creators of a pair of graphic novels that illuminate the lives of two notable people affected by World War One, also known to some as the Great War. Dave McKean discusses his Black Dog –Continue reading Panel Borders examines the legacy of the Great War in comics

How To Make Comics With Springworth - SNIP

Crowdfunding Spotlight: How To Make Comics With Springworth

Help Springworth, robot butler to the world’s superhero elite, and learn how to make comics along the way! That’s the premise for How To Make Comics With Springworth, a new brilliant-looking title from Fair Spark Books written by Tony Esmond and drawn by Andy Hanks, currently being offered via Kickstarter. Already fully funded, How toContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: How To Make Comics With Springworth

From left: Alison Dodd, Jane Meacham and Diane Sheron from Stepping Stones with The Dukes Creative Learning and Outreach Manager, Vicky Fletcher at the exhibition. Photo courtesy The Dukes, Lancaster

“Miss Potato Head And Friends” comics exhibition opens in Lancaster

An award- winning comics project helping young people to improve their literacy is being celebrated with an exhibition in Lancaster – and will then go on tour around Lancashire. The Comic Literacy Project is part of The Dukes Cultural Partnership with Lancaster University which provides cultural outreach activities to young people, especially those facing barriersContinue reading “Miss Potato Head And Friends” comics exhibition opens in Lancaster

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 39 - Festival 2018

Latest Lakes Festival Podcast comes crammed with creator interviews!

The latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast comes brimming with interviews from the annual Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal, conducted by co-hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates. “We chat about how the show was for us, what we enjoyed and what we saw,” says Ian. “We discuss the opening night, which saw HannahContinue reading Latest Lakes Festival Podcast comes crammed with creator interviews!